Civil Liability Bill [HL]

Explanatory Notes

Compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights

60. Lord Keen of Elie QC has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

  ʺIn my view, the provisions of the Bill are compatible with the Convention rights.ʺ

61. The Government has published a separate ECHR memorandum with its assessment of compatibility of the Bill’s provisions with the Convention rights: this memorandum is available on the Government website.


Prepared 20th March 2018